Prosecuting Attorneys’ Council of Georgia

Employment

District Attorneys and Solicitors-General recruit and select professional personnel for their respective judicial circuits and counties. Vacancy announcements are posted as a service to these elected chief prosecutors. Please follow the reply instructions included in each announcement.

Other employment announcements from the prosecution community are also posted on a regular basis.

The Prosecuting Attorneys' Council of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Additionally, the Prosecuting Attorneys' Council of Georgia is a registered participant in the federal work authorization program commonly known as E-Verify, and uses this program to verify employment eligibility of all employees hired on or after July 1, 2008. [Federally-Issued User ID #: 144282, Date of Authorization: August 12, 2008]

Please contact Human Resources Director Chantalia Cooper to add or remove an announcement.

Prosecuting Attorneys' Council of Georgia
(7/28/14)

Traffic Safety Resource Prosecutor
Job Code: 95014
Salary Range: $52,172.55 - $76,000.00
Location: Downtown Atlanta

Opening Date: July 28, 2014
Closing Date: August 8, 2014

Summary of Responsibilities:
The Prosecuting Attorneys' Council of Georgia (PAC) is soliciting applications from current or former prosecutors for a position as Georgia’s second Traffic Safety Resource Prosecutor (TSRP). It is expected, but not guaranteed, that the position will become an annually renewable full-time grant-funded position on October 1, 2014. The TSRP will provide training, education and technical support to traffic crimes prosecutors and law enforcement agencies throughout Georgia. Traffic crimes and safety issues include, but are not limited to: alcohol and/or drug-impaired driving, vehicular homicide, occupant restraint, excessive speed, and related highway safety issues. The TSRP's duties will include the following:

  • Respond to requests for technical legal assistance from Georgia's traffic prosecutors and law enforcement officers. The TSRP may actually travel to a prosecutor's office to assist with trial preparation and/or trials involving unique or complicated impaired driving or fatal crash cases.
  • Teach at joint prosecutor and law enforcement training sessions across the state. Please note that these trainings may require travel several times during the month and can include overnight travel. The topics covered in these trainings include, but are not limited to: Standardized Field Sobriety Testing, Report Writing, DUI Case Law and Courtroom Presentation.
  • Plan and teach at multi-day conferences such as Protecting Lives/Saving Futures; Lethal Weapon/Crash Reconstruction; Prosecuting the Drugged Driver; and Basic DUI Prosecution.
  • Conduct telephone, e-mail or in-person consultations on traffic offense cases with prosecutors and law enforcement officers in Georgia. The TSRP must be available to travel to any jurisdiction throughout Georgia to provide on-site consultations to prosecutors on pending impaired driving fatality or serious bodily injury cases, and when requested, to assist them in preparation for trial. In exceptionally complicated or unique cases that could impact appellate court decisions, the TSRP must be available for appointment as a special prosecutor and assist the local prosecutor with the trial of such cases.
  • Write articles and edit the “Georgia Traffic Prosecutor,” a quarterly publication that highlights important developments in traffic law for Georgia prosecutors and law enforcement officers.
  • Upon request, attend and address meetings of the sixteen Georgia Traffic Enforcement Networks. The Governor's Office of Highway Safety in cooperation with state and local law enforcement agencies has organized regional Traffic Enforcement Networks around the State of Georgia. The sixteen regional networks service all 159 Georgia counties. The networks, which are open to all sworn law enforcement officers and prosecutors within the region, are designed to enhance traffic enforcement activities through networking, training and legislation. The networks serve as a catalyst for traffic enforcement officers to voice their concerns and share ideas with their counterparts from other agencies in their region.
  • Attend meetings of state boards and committees addressing traffic safety concerns, including, but not limited to the Governor’s State Highway Safety Plan Executive Board, the Governor’s Office of Highway Safety’s Impaired Driving Task Force, and the Georgia Traffic Records Coordinating Committee.
  • Other duties and assignments as may be required.

?Required Minimum Qualifications:
In order to be considered for this position, applicants must meet the following minimum criteria:

  • Juris Doctorate or equivalent degree from a law school accredited by the American Bar Association or the Supreme Court of the State.
  • Member in good standing of the State Bar of Georgia.
  • Significant experience prosecuting Georgia traffic crimes at both the trial and appellate court levels.
  • In-depth knowledge and experience concerning Standardized Field Sobriety Testing (SFST), Drug Evaluation and Classification (DEC) Program, and The Advanced Roadside Impaired Driving Enforcement (ARIDE), and current issues and trends in traffic crimes prosecution.

The Prosecuting Attorneys’ Council of Georgia is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants selected for hire will be subject to fingerprinting, a criminal history background check and pre-employment drug screening.

Due to the volume of submissions received by this office, information concerning application or interview status cannot be provided in writing, over the phone or in person. Only those qualified candidates who are selected for an interview shall receive notification upon the filling of this vacancy. This announcement may close prior to the closing date without further notice, once a satisfactory pool of applicants has been identified. NO PHONE CALLS!

Please submit resume and cover letter by 5:00 p.m., Friday, August 8th to Kelli Baxter via email at kbaxter@pacga.org and please enter "Traffic Safety Resource Prosecutor” in the subject line, or by faxing resume to (404) 969-0020.

Forsyth County Solicitor-General's Office
(7/28/14)

The Forsyth County Solicitor-General’s Office is currently accepting resumes for an Investigator. The applicant must meet the following minimum qualifications: Bachelor’s degree preferred but not required; current P.O.S.T. certified as a Peace Officer (must provide POST Basic Law Enforcement Certification Number (PBLE #); three years law enforcement investigative experience; or any equivalent combination of education, training and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills and abilities for this job. Must obtain and maintain firearms qualification. Must possess and maintain valid Georgia Driver’s License. 

Please submit your resume and cover letter by email to:

Loraine Carder
Office Manager
lhcarder@forsythco.com

Houston Judicial Circuit
(7/28/14)

Assistant District Attorney

The District Attorney's office, Houston Judicial Circuit, has an Assistant DA position coming open. It is a Houston county-paid position doing primarily felony drug prosecutions, RICO cases, commercial gambling cases, weapons offenses, and civil forfeiture actions. Experience preferred but not required.

Please e-mail resumes to lhudson@houstonda.org, or fax to (478) 218-4815.

Applications accepted until August 11, 2014.

Houston Judicial Circuit
(7/28/14)

Part-Time Crime Victim Advocate
County paid;  $14.83/Hr   25 hours/week

Bachelor's degree in Social Work, Psychology, or Criminal Justice and one (1) year experience working with crime victims, or Associates degree and a minimum of two years experience working with crime victims.

Please e-mail resumes to lhudson@houstonda.org, or fax to (478) 218-4815.

Applications accepted until August 11, 2014.

Stone Mountain Judicial Circuit
(7/23/14)

The DeKalb County District Attorney’s Office is currently accepting resumes for a full-time, state-paid Assistant District Attorney position for our Accountability Court programs. The applicant must have a minimum of 5 years of experience as a criminal lawyer (prosecution or defense), and be a member in good standing with the Georgia Bar. Salary is state-paid and is commensurate with experience.

Please submit resume and references to:

Nicole M. Golden
Chief Assistant District Attorney
556 N. McDonough Street, Suite 700
Decatur, Georgia 30030

Or, you may also submit by faxing or e-mailing to:

Fax: (404) 371-2670
E-mail: nmgolden@dekalbcountyga.gov

Waycross Judicial Circuit
(7/17/14)

The Waycross Judicial Circuit District Attorney’s Office is currently accepting resumes for a District Attorney Investigator. The applicant must meet the following minimum qualifications: Bachelor’s degree preferred but not required; current P.O.S.T. certified as a Peace Officer (must provide POST Basic Law Enforcement Certification Number (PBLE #); three years law enforcement investigative experience; or any equivalent combination of education, training and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills and abilities for this job. Must obtain and maintain firearms qualification. Must possess and maintain valid Georgia Driver’s License. Salary is state-paid and is commensurate with experience.

Applications will be accepted through August 15, 2014.

Please submit resume and investigator application to:

Bradley Collins
306 Albany Avenue
Waycross, Georgia 31501

Or, you may also submit by faxing or e-mailing to:

Fax: (912) 287-4399
E-mail: pwhaley@pacga.org 
Phone Contact: (912) 287-4395, Peggy Whaley

Eastern Judicial Circuit
(7/15/14)

The Office of the District Attorney, Eastern Judicial Circuit (Savannah), is seeking applications for a county paid Assistant District Attorney. This position will be available mid-August, 2014. Our office is located just blocks from the scenic historic district in downtown Savannah. We have 39 prosecutors and a support staff of over 100.

Interviews will occur July 28-August 1 (during the week of the Superior Court Judge’s Conference), or other times if necessary. Preference will be given to applicants with prosecution experience. We are interested in applicants who have experience or a demonstrated interest in special victims crimes (Superior Court) and/or State Court prosecutions. Salary will be commensurate with experience. Membership in good standing with the State Bar of Georgia, employment background check and drug screening are required.

Please e-mail your resume to:

Greg McConnell, Chief Assistant District Attorney
gmmcconnell@chathamcounty.org

Douglas Judicial Circuit
(5/29/14)

The Douglas County District Attorney’s Office is currently accepting applications to fill the position of Assistant District Attorney.  It is a State paid position with a salary based upon experience.

All applicants must be a member of the State Bar of Georgia and in good standing.

Please mail or fax resume to:

Brian Fortner, District Attorney
8700 Hospital Drive, 2nd Floor
Douglasville, Georgia 30134
(770) 920-7292
(770) 920-7123 - FAX

Georgia Department of Law
(1/16/14)

Assistant Attorney General, Torts Section
http://law.ga.gov/assistant-attorney-general-torts

Duties & Responsibilities

Position works on tort cases involving the defense of state agencies in state court throughout the state. These actions include wrongful death, medical malpractice, automobile accidents and other negligence claims. Travel is required. POSITION IS OPEN UNTIL FILLED.

Minimum Training & Experience

Member of the Georgia Bar AND graduation from an accredited law school. Preference will be given to applicants with five (5) or more years litigation and/or tort related experience.

Additional Information

Along with your resume, applicants are required to complete and submit an Attorney DEPARTMENT OF LAW application & waiver, which may be found on the Department’s website at: http://law.ga.gov/application-forms. Please mail your completed application to: the address below, Attn: WK Brown, Director of Human Resources. Applications are reviewed by the Division Deputy; selection of candidates is based on the specific preferred qualifications needed by the position. Please submit two (2) writing samples along with copies of your official undergraduate and law school transcripts. You may submit the application & writing samples with the transcripts to follow. Candidates that are not interviewed will have their application information held in the Applicant Pool and considered for future vacancies with the Department. A criminal background check is completed on all candidates; employment is also contingent upon the completion and satisfactory results of the background investigation. SALARY IS COMMENSURATE WITH EXPERIENCE. POSITION is OPEN UNTIL FILLED.

All qualified and interested applicants should submit a resume and a Department of Law application to:

Attn: WK Brown
Director of Human Resources
Department of Law
40 Capitol Square S.W.
Atlanta, Georgia 30334

Griffin Judicial Circuit
(8/29/13)

The Griffin Judicial Circuit is now accepting applications for an Assistant District Attorney position. Position will be a county-paid position handling primarily felonies. Applicants must be a member of the State Bar of Georgia. Salary based on experience.

For more information or to submit your resume, please contact Hon. Scott Ballard, District Attorney by email at sballard@fayettecountyga.gov.

Rome Judicial Circuit
(1/22/13)

JOB TITLE: Courtroom Clerk

DEPARTMENT: Floyd County District Attorney's Office

PURPOSE OF CLASSIFICATION: 
The purpose of this classification is to perform clerical and secretarial tasks to assist in moving cases through the system, processing documents, developing schedules, and closing case paperwork. Provides assistance to prosecutors in the preparation of various court documents.

MAJOR DUTIES: 
Performs a wide variety of secretarial tasks to support departmental operations; type documents, forms and appeals briefs; prepares schedules; processes incoming and outgoing mail; answers incoming calls, forwards calls, takes messages and provides information to callers. Prepares arraignment and trial calendars; mails copies of court calendars. Participates in computer data entry to store, retrieve, sort, update, maintain and compile information. Performs specialized tasks for the department; writes sentence dispositions; prepares specialized documents; requests certified copies of documents; prepares appeals and briefs for submission to the court of appeals. Performs filing duties for the department; files new cases; maintains existing files; requests files from archives; pulls files needed for cases; locates files for attorneys; purges and shreds documents. Operates office related equipment including a computer, printer, fax machine, copier, shredder, phone system, and various computer programs including word processing and departmental software.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATION: 
High school diploma or GED with a minimum of one year of experience in a clerical or office position with exposure to court processes and related document preparation; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job.

SUBMIT APPLICATIONS TO:
Floyd County Human Resources Department
P.O. Box 946, 12 East Fourth Ave., Suite 102
Rome, Georgia  30162
(706) 291-5156
(706) 233-0014 (FAX)
APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED UNTIL FEBRUARY 4, 2013